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CONFERENCE PAPERS

2015: “’Urf in Islamic Law: The Case of the Guardianship of Women, 'Family law in Islam: Between Fiqh and society" 3rd Annual contemporary Fiqhi issues workshop, Birmingham, England 

2015: “Between Theory and Practice: The Clash of Authority between the Imams and their Disciples” Shi‘i Studies Symposium, Chicago 

2015: “The Role of Custom (‘Urf) as a Source of Islamic Law” British Association for Islamic Studies Annual Conference, London, England 

2015: “Post-Islamism and the Religious: Islamic Law in Modern Times” Islamism and Post-Islamism: Religious and Political transformations in Muslim Societies, Queen’s University, Kingston

2015: “The Development of Islamic Law in the Diaspora”, Global Halal: an International Conference on Muslims and the Cultural Politics of the Permissible, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Journal Articles

“The Applicability of the Shari‘a in Modern Times” Asia-Pacific Studies, 1, no. 1 (2014).

"Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Female Converts to Shi‘ism in the United States and Canada" co-authored with Amina Inloes, Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses, 43, no. 1 (2014): 3-24.

Book Articles

"Maqasid al-Shari’a in Contemporary Shi'i Jurisprudence" in Maqasid al-Shari’a in Contemporary Reformist Thought: An Examination, edited by Adis Duderija, Taurus (2014)

"Western Depictions of Muhammad" in Mohammed in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Prophet of God (2 volumes), Fitzpatrick, C. & Walker, A. (Eds.), ABC-CLIO (2014)

 

Encyclopedia Articles
Religion and American Cultures: An Encyclopedia of Traditions, Diversity, and Popular Expression, ed. Gary Laderman and Luis Léon.  Santa Barbara, CA:  ABC-CLIO, forthcoming 2014. S.v. “Shi‘ite Thought and History.”

The Islamic World: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture and Society, ed. Gordon Newby & J. Ciment, forthcoming 2014. S.v. “Ali ibn Abu Talib.”      “Fatima bint Muhammad.”       “Khomeini, Ayatollah.”

Encyclopedia Islamica, S.v. “Sahil”

 

Book Reviews
 

Review of Religious Authority and Political Thought in Twelver Shi‘ism: From ‘Ali to Post-Khomeini. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, forthcoming 2015.


Review of The Shi'a of Samara: the Heritage and Politics of the Community in Iraq. edited by Imranali Panjwani. Journal of Anthropology of the Middle East and Central Eurasia (2014)

Review of Islam in the Hinterlands: Exploring Muslim Cultural Politics in Canada, edited by Jasmin Zine. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 31, no. 2 (2014)
 

Lectures Delivered

2014: “Muharram Rituals in the Khoja Shi’i Community” Fourth World Congress for
Middle East Studies (WOCMES), Ankara, Turkey

2014: “Classical Shari’ah and Its Applicability in Modern Times” North American
Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS) 43rd Annual Conference on “The Concept of Authority in Muslim Societies: Political, Religious, Social and Literary” held in New York

2014: “Sociology of Islamic Economy” Asia-Canada: Transnational Collaborative Research Conference, McMaster University, Canada

2014: “Female Transmitters in Biographical Literature”, Conference on “The Past and
Present of Female Religious Authority in Shi‘i Islam”, Princeton, New Jersey


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